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Entrepreneurship in a Global Context (International Business and the World Economy, 5)

By Sue Birley

Publisher: Routledge
Number Of Pages: 189
Publication Date: 1997-03-14
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0415131324
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780415131322
Binding: Hardcover

This collection presents selected papers from the Fourth Annual Global Conference on Entrepreneurial Research, held in 1994 at INSEAD, France. Covering a wide selection of themes, methodological approaches and organization types, the papers cover all aspects of current entrepreneurship theory in economics, organizational sociology, marketing, leadership and finance. Other issues discussed include gender and networking, strategies in entrepreneurial growth, job satisfaction and franchising. Case studies highlight specific examples of entrepreneurship around the world, including the reform of state-owned enterprises in China and Vietnam, regional business creation in Quebec and the Italian tannery industry.

Contributors include: Howard Aldrich, Amanda Elam Brickman, William Bygrave, Richard N. Cardozo, Paul Severn, Anne Sickels, Gilles Roy, Rita Gunther McGrath, Steven Spinelli, Benoit Leleux, S. Venkataraman, Luc Vallee.

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